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    News Michel Hendry University of Colorado Copyright 2008 - news.ppt
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    Qualities of News timely proximity unusual nature prominence human interest conflict impact helpfulness entertainment inspiration special interest issues or problems in the community & trends
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    Timeliness stories about an event that happened that day or day before stories about an event that is due to happen stories about an event that happened in the past, if it is an anniversary if it is an anniversary
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    Proximity Stories about an event that happened close to the community
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    Unusual Nature stories about out-of-the-ordinary events stories about bizarre or rare occurrences stories about people engaged in unusual activities
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    Prominence stories about people who are well- known for their accomplishments - good or bad
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    Human Interest stories about people who have special
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Unformatted text preview: problems, achievements or experiences Conflict stories about people having conflicts with government, organizations, other people etc. Impact stories about people’s reaction to news events or news angles Helpfulness stories about health, technology etc. that help people cope with their lives Entertainment stories that amuse people and make them feel good Inspiration stories about people who overcome difficulties Special Interest stories that appeal to people’s interests in science, business, or religion Issues or Problems in the Community stories that include qualities of conflict and proximity Trends stories that indicate patterns or shifts in issues that influence readers’ lives...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course WRTG 3040 taught by Professor Macarthur during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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